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scott pelley: "you made on your investments, personall aboutear, and you id 14% in federal taxes, that's the capital gains rate. is that fair to the guy who makes $50,000 and paid a higher rate than you did? so you think it is fair?" romney: "yeah, i think it's the right way to encourage economic growth." lower tax rates for him...than us. is that the way to grow america?
i'm barack obama, and i approve this message. >> live and in hd, this is abc 7 breaking news. >> we have several breaking stories. first, new england. an earthquake. a 4.0 magnitude. it happened about 3 miles beneath the earth's service. it was felt by people in the boston metropolitan area. it did not seem to cause major damage. the earthquake shook up a few folks. this is a video posted by a teenager on youtube. he was working on his computer. we are keeping a close wat on the situation here. our chief meteorologist joins us now. he has more. what are you hearing? >> they initially put out a report of a 4.6 on the scale.
very commonly, that would be revised. the new and final magnitude reading is 4.0. that is significant on the east. getting ems and first response to her -- herfirst responders. keep this in mind with east coast earthquakes. you see how much of the northeast fell to this earthquake? if this same earthquake happened in california, the area felt or affected would be 10 times smaller. we have different tectonic plates under the service. the energy is transported more efficiently over a much broader area in the east than in the west. we know that from our earthquake last year. the bottom line is no damage. this is an earthquake that happens in this country -- as part of the country once in 20 years. >> abc 7 is your source of
breaking news 24 hours a day. our instant update, sign up for breaking news alerts. you can sign up on the right side of our page. >> we are following breaking news on the nation's fun girl meningitis outbreak tonight. a second person in virginia has died. the virginia partner -- department of health says the victim was an adult in southwestern virginia. this comes as the cdc says 15 people have died. all of the vic have received injections for back pain. >> the other is around two of president obama and mitt romney. all eyes were on the president who was panned following a subpar performance on thursday. live on our news room with who was the winner tonight, scott.
>> the president will not be accused of being too quiet waror too polite. a change of pace. the sparks flew quickly. immediately after the first question. it came from a college student worried about finding a job. >> the present's policies have been exercised over the last four years. they have not put americans back to work. we have fewer people working today than we had when the president took office. >> he does not have a five. plant. he has a one. plan five-point plan. he has a one-point plan. >> money was talked about quite a bit. they also talked about gasoline, energy, cost has gone up over the last four years. both men said they are the ones pushing for more coal and oil production. each accused the others of lying -- the other of lying. >> how much would you cut
licensing permits? >> here is what we did. >> i had a question. how much did you cut them by? >> i do not think anyone believes you are a person who is pushing for oil and gas and coal. you will get your chance in a moment. i am still speaking. -- that was not a question. >> there was audible gasp from the crowd after that back-and- forth. governor romney in a familiar position here. one we have seen over and over. he was pressed once again over coming up with very specific answers about how this tax plan will work. >> we have not heard from the governor any specifics behind big bird and limiting -- eliminating funding for planned parenthood in terms of how he will pay for that. >> of course they add up. i was someone who ran businesses for 25 years and balanced the budget. i ran the olympics and balanced
the budget. >> the big laugh of night one moment of levity came after the president took a swipe at mitt romney over p cropping from investments overseas. -- profiting from investments overseas. mitt romney tried to turn the tables. >> have you looked at your print -- your pension mr. president? >> i do not look at my pension. it is not as big as yours. [laughter] i do not check it as often. >> you also own investments in chinese. >> the president had his closing argument using the 47% against mitt romney. they had a heated exchange overn libya. this is a strong showing from both men. they are trying to analyze it and they are saying it was a knockout punch. they are giving better grades a little bit to the president
saying he certainly showed up tonight, versus how he did on october 3. both men, neither one backing down at any point. a tough-fought battle. we are looking for to debate number 3. >> absolutely. thank you. like many of you home are glued to the tv. >> many of you share your thoughts. you use our wjla atpp. many of you who took part side with president obama. these results are not scientific. take a look. >> this is a good example of governor romney talk about immigration. we are getting a lot of difference bike. people reacting strongly to agree what he is saying and those who clearly disagree. look at this. huge spikes right here. president obama defends his policy records, talking about iraq afghanistan, and libya. >> we invite you to join in on
the conversation next time for the third and final debate by logging onto wjla.com/react. >> police are serpent -- searching for a gunman following a shooting of a receipt in a parking lot. -- a shooting in the parking lot. the victims suffered non-life- threatening issues to injuries. -- injuries. >> smoke and flames began shooting out of a home. no one was hurt. the cause of the fire is not known. >> in montgomery county day care center. a 2-year-old son and three other children wandered all right from their -- away from their care givers. autria godfrey.
>> when this mom arrived here at the school at 4:45 yesterday the two-year-old had somehow gotten out of a fenced in play area. he and three others wandered all the way into this neighborhood where they were found by a good samaritan. their care givers never seemed to notice. picking up her son from the day care yesterday, this woman was not ready for what she found. >> he was saying, you lost your kid. >> her child along with three others had wandered across the street and a block away, walking with a man she had never seen. >> what happened? what happened? she did not know how to answer. she said, i do not know. >> that is the answer she is hearing a lot as he tries to piece together how four toddlers were able to take a walk without
anyone noticing they were gone. the school released a statement tonight saying we regret this incident occurred and have taken immediate and decisive action. but this mother wants more. >> i would like them to be more transparent on their protocols. tell the parents exactly what happens where things broke down, and what specifically they will do to fix it. >> parents picking up their kids tonight agree it is a scary situation. >> the head of the board and the director of the school. >> the director of the child care association says he ordered an audit of the school to see if there are ready -- any other improvements to be made. all four kids were found on harmed by a good samaritan.
>> thank you. a bizarre, buy one get one free offer. >> this has a twist. you will not believe what buyers get for spending thousands on an engagement ring. >> a dream season may have been ruined. find out what local high school team is really in the wake of a violation. >> at your weather center, clear skies.
>> you are watching abc 7 news at 11:00. on your side. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> an issue concerns the eligibility of one of the football players on the team, which could have an impact on the futures of dozens of other students. >> parents demanded answers tonight. jay korff has spoken with all the parties involved. he is live. >> the student in question is no longer on the team. according to school officials he used a false address to
attend the high school. the football team is being penalized >> this spectacular play has earned the northwestern football team a 6-1 record. but they are in jeopardy due to a move that forced the team to forfeit its games. >> it is appalling. >> it is crazy. >> other teams' parents met tuesday to discuss a hearing that has devastated some. >> the kids were excited and it takes away the mora>> it was determined a player who saw action in the first dance was ineligible because he lived in an area zoned for a nearby high school, not western. the rule was established to prevent coaches from recording. the person playing was not an impact player. the coach did not know the
player was in eligible in the first place. >> if this kid contributes and something was done wrong, that is one thing. if the coaches knew about it. that is another thing. clearly, this is not one of those situations. >> the children are penalized. what is the concern is who dropped the ball? >> parents told me they plan on appealing the loss is all the way to the state. >> thank you. new at 11:00, a jeweler in iowa is helping people pull the trigger on their engagement. this offer is simple. by your eyes from them and get some heat. they will be giving away a shot gun for every engagement ring over two dozen dollars. he says the promotion seems to make sense. people in this town would rather hunt for red deer rather than a rain. it is a recipe for a shotgun wedding spiritrins.
[laughter] >> a beautiful weather today. a chilly night. let's jump into it. numbers on the area right now. the cooler it is already lightning, clear skies. 41 degrees in frederick. also in martinsburg. it will be a chilly night. it will warm up. 65 68 and 50, the average high and low for the day. that will be an average temperature for the next several days. upper 60's, lower 70's. 57 in pittsburgh. normal temperatures on the way. 84 here in st. louis. temperatures lower 70's definitely on the move as high
pressures move. keeping it clear and cool as a mold -- as it moves tomorrow. we will get 70 degrees of sunshine. the next event is a cold front. as it approaches late thursday, we will see an increase in the wind. lower 70's on thursday. showers are possible. they could be into friday morning. the air is colder. warmer. we will have a mild weekend. that will continue next week. chile in the morning. 39 to 50 degrees. a beautiful wednesday. partly cloudy. 66 to 72 degrees. over the next two days, warm temperatures. the weekend upper 60's. by monday and tuesday come right back in the low 70's. >> great weather. love it. thank you. >> i love that weather. the turks land a big talent. the united states have a huge
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while the redskins offense is averaging 29 points a game the defense still ranks 29th in the league. the skins are giving up 29 points a game. the defense is playing better, and they are starting to get some tar numbers. -- turnovers. >> the teams that win the super bowl are usually the best in turnovers. they show a lot more success. it means it gives you a chance to be better. >> the giants are favored by 7. the lockout continues. the nhl made a surprising offer in an attempt to jump-start the season. the meeting took place in toronto. the league is offering a 50-50 profits. the players have it. they are studying it. it is contingent on a fall schedule.
they are getting pretty close. >> i hope after we review this there will be a feeling on the players' side which is a proposal from which we can negotiate and try to reach a conclusion. go to soccer. world cup qualifier usa guatemala. they came back. what i game for the united states. three-one. the united states moves on to the next stage. maryland basketball got a highly recruited basketball today. rodney is a six-foot four card. he was recruited by ucla kansas rutgers, and today, he said maryland. football, 2-0. a game on saturday. the team that beat florida state's. >> we have guys who can
contribute. helps us a lot. those guys playing more and getting more experience will help us in the long run. >> we want the team to get better and work hard. do our jobs. >> the american league ceci and ships year -- championship series. the game is in the last inning. the philadelphia eagles fight a defense accord later today. they hired the former safety for the washington redskins. >> thank you.
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at the evidence of the last four years we've got 23 million people out of work or stopped looking for wor they're suffering in this country. the president would prefer raising taxes. the problem with raisintaxes is that it slows down thrate of growth. i'm not going to raise taxes on anyone bebecause when the economy's growing slow liike this, when we're in recessionyo you shouldn't raise taxes on anyone. my plan is to bring down rates to get more people working. my priority is putting people back to work in america. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message.
>> the return of the two hikers who have been found, that is trending. and the presidential debate. and the work week forecast. they are all there on wjla.com. >> 14-legged pond and seems to make up his mind on the election. you are looking at this world. he voted with his stomach. he says mitt romney will be the next president of the united states. four years ago, he was right on the money when he picked president obama. his owners raised him since he was a baby. they like to say he has a knack
for picking the best notut. maryland schools are number one in america because we invest in them. but we can do even more. every year marylanders spend five hundred and fifty million dollars at casinos in other states. question 7 keeps that maryland money in maryland through expansion of gaming in maryland. it will mean hundreds of millions
scott pelley: "you made on your investments, personally, about $20 million last year, and you paid 14% in federal taxes, that's the capital gains rate. is that fair to the guy who makes $50,000 and paid a higher rate than you did? so you think it is fair?" romney: "yeah, i think it's the right w to encourage economic growth."" lower tax rates for him...than us.